Egypt: A revolution without justice

Source: Toronto Star

Author: Sandro Contenta

In the poor neighbourhood of Imbaba, the anger of a stunted revolution is nowhere more intense than in the homes of those who died for democracy.

Their families face a revolution without justice, which for them is no revolution at all.

By official count, 846 people were killed during massive street protests that drove President Hosni Mubarak from office on Feb. 11. Ten of them were young men from Imbaba — all shot by police, their families insist. Nine months later, several officers are on trial, but families hold little hope of convictions.

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Categories: Law

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